Fueling Transformational Movements

Pride Foundation’s Community Grants Program fuels transformational movements for equity and justice led by community organizations across the Northwest that are building a better, safer, and more inclusive world for LGBTQ+ people. Our work and grantmaking is focused in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

We are continually evolving our Community Grants Program to be responsive to the needs and opportunities arising in the Northwest, while simplifying our processes and reducing burdens on groups and organizations applying. This is especially true this year, given the significant and ongoing impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our communities and organizations. 


Grant Reporting Update for 2019 Grantees

If your organization received funding from Pride Foundation in the fall of 2019, we want to alleviate any anxiety you might have about meeting grant deliverables or sending us updates. We understand that, at this time, organizational strategies might be shifting in order to be responsive to community needs, and we wholeheartedly support you in doing what you need to do in this moment. For our 2019 Grantees, we are not requiring or requesting grant reporting. In late October, we will provide an optional survey for grantees. Thank you for the incredible work you are doing to support our communities!


Our Role

As the only LGBTQ+ community foundation in the Northwest, and one of unfortunately few philanthropic institutions intentionally investing in LGBTQ+ communities, we play a critical role for smaller, grassroots, LGBTQ+ led and focused organizations who often do not have the same level of access to institutional funding. By strategically investing in these organizations, we have the opportunity to make a bigger impact on the ecosystem of support for LGBTQ+ people in the Northwest. 

Communities who have been especially harmed by systemic injustices like racism, xenophobia, misogyny, ableism, and transphobia have the highest disparities as a result. These same communities are also chronically underinvested in by institutional philanthropy. Focusing our investments and outreach on these communities is an important move to help change these disparities and combat the injustices of these experiences.

Our 2020 Community Grants application is now closed

To learn more, click "Community Grants Guidelines"

Community Grants Timeline

  • Our 2020 Community Grants application was open from June 9th, 2020 to midnight PDT on July 10th, 2020. 
  • Grant applicants were notified of grant decisions at the end of September
  • Our 2021 Community Grants application will be open in late spring, 2021. Please check out our other grant opportunities in the meantime!

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Our Grantees

Learn more about the impact our grantees are making across the Northwest. 

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Every year, volunteer grant reviewers make our Community Grants Program possible—are you interested in being our newest volunteer grant reviewer?

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Please don’t hesitate to connect with us. Here are the best contacts based on the region your work is focused in:

Alaska: Chance Wilcox (he/him) chance@pridefoundation.org
Idaho: Steve Martin (he/him) steve@pridefoundation.org
Montana: Quinn Leighton (they/them) quinn@pridefoundation.org
Oregon: Kim Sogge (she/her) kims@pridefoundation.org
Washington (Outside of Puget Sound Area): Tylene Carnell (she/her) tylene@pridefoundation.org
Washington (Puget Sound Area): Eden Shore (they/them) eden@pridefoundation.org

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